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Victoria among the five B.C. hospitals Santa will visit Tuesday

Transported by BC Ambulance Service, Santa Claus will spread a little extra holiday cheer

Vancouver Island businessman opens up about his journey with prostate cancer

Port Alberni’s Kevin Wright shares online journal entries to help others understand

Courtenay couple opens up Christmas mini village to raise donations

Jim and Denise Madeiros have been collecting pieces for more than 25 years

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Island Health dementia video series wins awards

Sharing the Journey: Practical Approaches to Caring for a Loved One With Dementia

  • Dec 14, 2019

Parksville student experiment heads to International Space Station

Entries from 23 countries; Ballenas is one of 11 schools chosen in Canada

Russell clan finds a comfort zone in Chemainus

Big family finding a new home in small town Vancouver

Mount Washington receives more than 30cm of snow

Last week, the resort announced they were pushing back opening day due to lack of snow.

Snowbirds set to take to the skies of the Comox Valley and beyond

The Royal Canadian Air Force officially announced the 2020 Snowbirds schedule

Internationally acclaimed designer back in class at North Island College

Courtenay’s Prpich is sharing her knowledge and talent with the next generation of graphic designers

  • Dec 11, 2019

Victoria ranked ‘most bikeable’ city in Canada

Real estate brokerage Redfin releases inaugural bike score ratings

Camosun student starts bursary program for low-income students

The Jor-Dawn Smith Bursary will go to one Greater Victoria graduate in spring 2020

Vancouver Island veterinarian heading to Africa with Veterinarians Without Borders

Dr. Roberta Templeton and her vet husband will help dairy farmers in Uganda

  • Dec 9, 2019

Big opportunity for Vancouver Island horse farm

Duncan equestrian business Valley View Farms selected for one of just four grants in North America

Vancouver Islanders converting front yards to food production

Front yard redevelopment transforming urban dwellers from consumers, to producers

Surfrider Pacific Rim hopes unique wetsuit recycling program stays local to the Coast

“We really want to see someone locally or regionally take this on and use this material locally.”

WATCH: Clean-up complete at abandoned Vancouver Island ski hill

Volunteers rid Forbidden Plateau of debris left over from defunct alpine operation

Gate House Theatre presents: A Suessified Christmas Carol

The play was an entertaining, amusing and engaging blend of the rhyme based story telling.

  • Dec 6, 2019

Bear raids freezer, gorges on Christmas baking

Hungry bruin virtually ignored meat and fish, focused, instead, on the sweets

Hundreds of students gather at Government House to decorate Christmas Trees

The annual tradition let Grade 2 and 3 students help celebrate for the holidays